Exam Prep Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

  • Filename: exam-prep-hazardous-materials-awareness-and-operations.
  • ISBN: 9781449668327
  • Release Date: 2011-09-06
  • Number of pages: 260
  • Author: Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.’s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!

Exam Prep

  • Filename: exam-prep.
  • ISBN: 0763728535
  • Release Date: 2004-11
  • Number of pages: 177
  • Author: Ben A. Hirst
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a HAZMAT certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.rs"s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system! Benefits of the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation include: Emphasizing areas of weakness Providing immediate feedback Learning material through context and association Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations includes: Practice HAZMAT Awareness & Operations examinations Self-scoring guide with page references for further study Winning test-taking tips and helpful hints Coverage of NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2002 Edition

Exam Prep

  • Filename: exam-prep.
  • ISBN: 0763728462
  • Release Date: 2005-06
  • Number of pages: 106
  • Author: Ben A. Hirst
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



Designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Department Safety Officer certification, promotion, or training examination.

Exam Prep Hazardous Materials Technician

  • Filename: exam-prep-hazardous-materials-technician.
  • ISBN: 9781449686123
  • Release Date: 2011-09-28
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Your exam performance will improve after using this system! Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Technician, Second Edition is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials Technician certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.'s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Technician, Second Edition is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Benefits of the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation include: Emphasizing areas of weakness Providing immediate feedback Learning material through context and association Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Technician, Second Edition includes: Practice Hazardous Material Technician examinations Self-scoring guide with page references for further study Winning test-taking tips and helpful hints Coverage of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2008 Edition.

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

  • Filename: hazardous-materials-awareness-and-operations.
  • ISBN: 9781449641542
  • Release Date: 2014-09-18
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Iafc
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Each new print copy of Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. A fire fighter’s ability to recognize an incident involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) is critical. They must possess the knowledge required to identify the presence of hazardous materials and WMD, and have an understanding of what their role is within the response plan. The second edition of Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations will provide fire fighters and first responders with these skills and enable them to keep themselves and others safe while mitigating these potentially deadly incidents. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, Second Edition meets and exceeds the requirements for first responders within the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. Additionally, the material presented also exceeds the hazardous materials response requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations provides in-depth coverage of: • The properties and effects of hazardous materials and WMDs • How to calculate potential danger and initiate a response plan • Selection, use, advantages, and disadvantages of personal protective equipment • Mass and technical decontamination • Evidence preservation and sampling • Product control • Victim rescue and recovery • Air monitoring and sampling • Illicit laboratory incidents The second edition features: • A new chapter on Fire Smoke designed to teach hazardous materials responders how to prevent, protect, detect, diagnose, and appropriately treat smoke inhalation. • Knowledge and Skills Objectives correlated to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. • Detailed step-by-step skill drills with which include the corresponding NFPA job performance requirement. • Scenario based learning tools including You are the Responder, Responder in Action, and Voices of Experience case studies to encourage critical thinking skills. • Responder Tips and Safety Tips to provide helpful advice from hazardous materials veterans.

Exam Prep Fire Officer I II

  • Filename: exam-prep-fire-officer-i-ii.
  • ISBN: 9780763785970
  • Release Date: 2011-10-21
  • Number of pages: 206
  • Author: Ben A. Hirst
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Exam Prep Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

  • Filename: exam-prep-hazardous-materials-awareness-and-operations.
  • ISBN: 9781449665500
  • Release Date: 2011-09-06
  • Number of pages: 260
  • Author: Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc. s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!"

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

  • Filename: hazardous-materials-awareness-and-operations.
  • ISBN: 9780763771218
  • Release Date: 2009-10
  • Number of pages: 170
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



A fire fighter's ability to recognize an incident involving hazardous materials is critical. They must possess the knowledge required to identify the presence of hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and have an understanding of what their role is within the response plan. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations will provide fire fighters and first responders with these skills and enable them to keep themselves and others safe while mitigating these potentially deadly incidents. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that combines groundbreaking content with dynamic new features to support instructors and to help prepare students for the job. The text meets and exceeds the requirements for Fire Fighter I and II certification and satisfies the core competencies for operations level responders including the eight mission-specific responsibilities for first responders within the 2008 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. Additionally, the material presented also exceeds the hazardous materials response requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations provides in-depth coverage of: the properties and effects of hazardous materials and WMDs; how to calculate potential danger and initiate a response plan; selection, use, advantages, and disadvantages of personal protective equipment; performing mass and technical decontamination; performing evidence preservation and sampling; performing product control. Performing air monitoring and sampling; performing victim rescue and recovery; and responding to illicit laboratory incidents. Listen to a Podcast with Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations author Rob Schnepp to learn more about this training program! Rob discusses the NFPA 472 standard, changes in responder training operations, and the importance of writing a "street smart" textbook. To listen now, visit: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/HazMat.mp3.

Exam Prep Fire Instructor I II

  • Filename: exam-prep-fire-instructor-i-ii.
  • ISBN: 9781449667764
  • Release Date: 2011-09-07
  • Number of pages: 166
  • Author: Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Fire Instructor I & II is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Instructor I or II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.’s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Fire Instructor I & II is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!

Hazardous Materials for First Responders

  • Filename: hazardous-materials-for-first-responders.
  • ISBN: 0132786044
  • Release Date: 2011-02-28
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Ifsta
  • Publisher:



The 4th edition of Hazardous Materials for First Responders is written for emergency first responders who are mandated by law and/or called upon by necessity to prepare for and respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. It serves as a primary text for personnel seeking to meet the requirements of NFPA® 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents (2008 edition) for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies. The purpose of this book is to provide first responders with the information they need to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. Its scope is limited to giving detailed information about initial operations. Learning objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter to assist the reader in focusing on the appropriate topic and knowledge and review questions are located at the end of each chapter. Skill sheets are provided at the end of many chapters to provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform crucial skills and activities. The book is divided into three parts designed to meet the competencies of NFPA® 472. The first three chapters address Awareness-Level competencies. The next four chapters address Operations core competencies. The last seven chapters address Mission-Specific competencies.

Responding to Routine Emergencies

  • Filename: responding-to-routine-emergencies.
  • ISBN: 0912212810
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 245
  • Author: Frank C. Montagna
  • Publisher: PennWell Books



Response and tactics for common calls, incl. carbon monoxide.

Exam Prep Fire Officer I and II

  • Filename: exam-prep-fire-officer-i-and-ii.
  • ISBN: 9781449658915
  • Release Date: 2011-08-01
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II is designed to prepare you to sit for a Fire Officer I & II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter. The manual follows the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation, developed by Performance Training Systems, Inc., to help improve examination scores. The practice examinations were written by fire and emergency service personnel and the content was validated through current reference materials and technical review committees. Your exam performance will improve after using this system.

Exam Prep Fire Officer I II

  • Filename: exam-prep-fire-officer-i-ii.
  • ISBN: 9781449677855
  • Release Date: 2011-10-21
  • Number of pages: 206
  • Author: Dr. Ben Hirst Performance Training Systems
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Fire Officer I or II certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, Inc.’s Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation. Exam Prep: Fire Officer I & II is written by fire personnel explicitly for fire personnel, and all content has been verified with the latest reference materials and by a technical review committee. Your exam performance will improve after using this system!

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-fire-fighter-skills.
  • ISBN: 9781449641528
  • Release Date: 2012-12-28
  • Number of pages: 1103
  • Author: David Schottke
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. The third edition covers the entire spectrum of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as the requirements for Operations level responders in the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. From fire suppression to hazardous materials to emergency medical care, this one volume covers all of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training requirements. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident

  • Filename: hazardous-materials-managing-the-incident.
  • ISBN: 9781449632830
  • Release Date: 2012-12-15
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Gregory G. Noll
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



A Complete Training Solution for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Incident Commanders! In 1982, the authors Mike Hildebrand and Greg Noll, along with Jimmy Yvorra, first introduced the concept of the Eight-Step Process© for managing hazardous materials incidents when their highly regarded manual, Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident was published. Now in its Fourth Edition, this text is widely used by fire fighters, hazmat teams, bomb squads, industrial emergency response teams, and other emergency responders who may manage unplanned hazardous materials incidents. As a result of changing government regulations and consensus standards, as well as the need for terrorism response training, Mr. Noll and Mr. Hildebrand have modified and refined their process of managing hazmat incidents and added enhanced content, tips, case studies, and detailed charts and tables. The Fourth Edition contains comprehensive content covering: • Hazard assessment and risk evaluation • Identifying the problem and implementing the response plan • Hazardous materials properties and effects • Identifying and coordinating resources • Decontamination procedures • The Eight-Step Process© • Personal protective equipment selection • Procedures for terminating the incident The Fourth Edition’s dynamic features include: • Knowledge and Skills Objectives correlated to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents • ProBoard Assessment Methodology Matrices for the Hazardous Materials Technician and Hazardous Materials Incident Commander levels • Correlation matrix to the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Bachelor’s (Non- Core) Managerial Issues in Hazardous Materials Course Objectives • Realistic, detailed case studies • Practical, step-by-step skill drills • Important hazardous materials technician and safety tips

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